Marks & Spencer announces changes to top marketing team Sharry Cramond has joined from US retailer Southeastern Grocers to the role of marketing director, food and hospitality. Meanwhile Nathan Ansell becomes marketing director, clothing and home and Rob Weston becomes marketing director, brand and customer. Read more.
Greggs tests out evening menu The bakery food-to-go chain has announced it is trialling hot food products, aimed at the evening day-part, in 100 sites. The business is trying to build on other trends such as breakfast out-of-home and healthy eating. Read more.
Wyndham Worldwide to acquire La Quinta for $1.95bn The deal, which is for La Quinta's hotel franchise and hotel management businesses, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2018. Wyndham is the world's largest hotel business based on number of properties. Read more.